Stephen Curry gives up iPhone for Chinese competitor? - CNET. While the rest of us fight the iPhone versus Android battle in the streets, and passionately argue the benefits of our chosen mobile OS, those who live in the lofty atmosphere of sports stardom make choices based upon other, more mundane reasons. Stephen Curry is a smart guy, and he goes where the money is. Hey, I would use an iPhone if Apple paid me millions to appear in commercials for it. My name and likeness are for sale. Too bad I don't have much to sell. Oh well.